First Sunday Arts Starts in May Downtown

By | April 16th, 2014|Annapolis Shopping, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles|

For thirteen years, from May to October, downtown Annapolis has come alive with masterful pieces of artwork by those who populate this area. This year's First Sunday Arts series marks the fourteenth year and it's sure to emulate the past years of great art and local flavor. With this post, we remind you of the [...]

How to Meet a Rock Star

By | April 4th, 2014|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Shopping, Annapolis Things to Do, Downtown Annapolis|

History has proved Bill Ward to be a renowned musician. He’s written lyrics, music scores, produced albums, and performed in front of hundreds-of-thousands of fans.  In 1987 he won his first Grammy. In 2006 he was inducted into the Rock Star Hall of Fame. Today he’s about to unveil another side of his artistic talents. [...]

Local Businesses in Annapolis Provide Unique, Lovable Holiday Gifts

By | December 13th, 2013|Annapolis Shopping, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Eastport, Maryland Avenue, West Annapolis|

Christmas is less than two weeks away and holiday shopping is at an all-time high. With the buzz and bustle of the end of the year, finding that perfect gift for a loved one becomes more and more taxing. If you're not the type who shops all year-long, peruse this guide to interesting yet enjoyable [...]

Things to do in Annapolis, December 9-15

By | December 3rd, 2013|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Shopping, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Going Green Annapolis, Shop, USNA|

You know the holidays are fast-approaching when every category below offers some holiday-themed event. From the Lights Parade to the holiday version of Green Drinks, Annapolis seamlessly weaves together seasonal cheer with entertainment. Annapolis Entertainment Most notably, this week welcomes the Eastport Yacht Club's Parade of Lights. This much-anticipated event is free, reminiscent of old [...]

Annapolis Mall, Towne Centre, Downtown, and Eastport Host Deals for Black Friday 2013

By | November 27th, 2013|Annapolis Shopping, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Eastport|

We don't know for sure, but we heard that Black Friday was created to help burn all those calories from Thanksgiving. Out of the elements that comprise Black Friday (the high-paced rush, thrifting on little sleep, camping out Thanksgiving night, etc.), the most attractive is clearly the deals and discounts only available at this time [...]

Things to do in Annapolis, November 25-December 1

By | November 19th, 2013|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Family & Children, Annapolis Shopping, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Shop, West Street|

The last bits of 2013 approach this week, but not to fear--Annapolis is celebrating the season! The big feast (Thanksgiving) not only comes this week, but so do opportunities to partake in great downtown community events, spend time out and about with the kids, and perhaps catch some exciting live entertainment. As you'll see below, [...]

Midnight Madness Helps Downtown Businesses and Furthers Christmas Spirit

By | November 14th, 2013|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Shopping, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Shop, West Street|

Most holidays elicit a gift-giving experience, but Christmas welcomes giving and receiving on an increased level. In conjunction with gifting, folks during the Christmas season thrive on cherishing the community, family members, and friends. Annapolis Business Association (ABA) teams up with downtown businesses to bring you another year of Midnight Madness, perhaps the greatest shopping [...]

Pearls with Purpose: How Purchasing Jewelry in Annapolis Benefits Women Internationally

By | October 13th, 2013|Annapolis Shopping, Articles, Shop|

We met the founder of an organization we've never heard of at a jewelry party about a month ago. She came to Annapolis to host an in-home jewelry party that showcased Grade A pearls sourced from the Philippines. All the jewelry was quite different: some multi-colored pearls fashioned to rings with gold wire, some long [...]

Chic Shopping Downtown

By | August 11th, 2013|Annapolis Shopping, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Maryland Avenue, Shop|

There's an old, often contended belief that making a good first impression is of upmost importance. We can counter this statement in saying that personality and charisma trump appearance, and that is valid. Even still, appearance matters. Lucky for Annapolitan residents and visitors, downtown features chic shopping options for both men and women. Take some [...]

Downtown Art Scene: Easy Street Gallery

By | July 11th, 2013|Annapolis Shopping, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Shop|

Art is something to be treasured, and thankfully, always will be treasured. The reason? Art is dynamic, elastic, and subjective. We all have our own views of art, which is an integral part of what makes art, art. That said, downtown Annapolis has its own flair when it comes to the art scene. The galleries [...]